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Emergency Management Coordinator - City of Shoreline

Location: Shorline, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: March 28, 2018
Job #12335
Posted: February 28, 2018

The City of Shoreline is seeking an experienced and creative leader to guide the implementation and further development of the City’s well respected Emergency Management Program. We seek to strengthen our residents’ preparedness through active local programming, connections with and among members of the Shoreline community and to maintain our standing among our local and regional partners.
The Emergency Management Coordinator is a critical part of the Community Services Division. The Division combines the related functions of Human Services, Neighborhoods, Diversity and Inclusion and Emergency Management in a highly collaborative and supportive team that is focused on enhancing the community’s resilience and responsiveness to all residents. This team of five individuals is actively engaged with the overall emergency management program and provides support to the Coordinator.


Knowledge of:
Program development, coordination and implementation.
Principles and practices of emergency management and emergency preparedness.
Functions and responsibilities of an emergency operations center.
Principles of project management, data analysis and evaluation.
Local governmental administration procedures.
Principles and practices of public administration.
Principles of contract preparation and administration.
Principles of grant writing, monitoring and management.
Methods and techniques for negotiating contracts.
Effective business letter writing, and report and presentation preparation.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations.
Principles and practices of local budget preparation and administration.
Ability to:
Provide leadership, guidance and training in a team-oriented emergency management environment.
Develop policies and procedures for emergency planning, emergency management training and emergency preparedness activities.
Coordinate people and resources necessary for effective emergency response and recovery.
Effect cooperation and gathering of resources from all segments of the community for emergency response.
Coordinate and provide effective training on all aspects of emergency management.
Gather, assemble and analyze data.
Prepare clear and concise analytical reports.
Manage grants and contracts.
Effectively present program issues to a variety of audiences.
Represent the City and its interests to local, state and federal governments as well as private sector businesses.
Participate in the development of policy guidelines and/or decisions.
Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet and other assigned applications.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

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